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Jason Schwent, CIPP/US


St. Louis
314 552 6291 direct

Jason's practice is centered on technology with an emphasis on cybersecurity breach response and software and intellectual property licensing.

Jason has significant experience handling cybersecurity breach response matters and investigations as well as advising and counseling on data privacy and security risk management issues and practice. Jason has experience assisting in gathering and coordinating teams of professionals, including IT forensic examiners, public relations firms, and communications vendors to effectively respond to data privacy breach events. He has worked with cybersecurity breaches for entities of all sizes and across numerous fields and industries while protecting clients' brands, reputations, and ensuring compliance with numerous state, federal, and international compliance regulations and statutes. His clients include established and emerging technology companies, multi-state and multi-national manufacturing companies, as well as large Fortune 500 corporations.

Jason also has significant experience licensing technology, intellectual property, and software for all manner of entities. With a background in intellectual property litigation, and a focus on software and IT technology, Jason brings strong technical knowledge to the process of drafting and negotiating licenses and other agreements. He also helps clients by counseling them on various intellectual property, Internet, licensing, e-commerce, and privacy issues.

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Thompson Coburn Publications

Key details about the Defend Trade Secrets notification requirement

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Cloud Computing 101- How It Works, What Are Its Risks and What Are Its Rewards

How Your Company Can Better Respond to Patent Cease and Desist Letters

Intellectual Property: IP 101


That’s All Folks! Alabama Becomes 50th State With Breach Notification Law

Cybersecurity lapses could cost Title IV eligibility for higher ed

Bipartisan bills bolster cybersecurity protections for small business

7 things you might not know about cybersecurity insurance

Illinois takes the lead on employee privacy: What employers need to know

3 things your school should know about Missouri State Auditor’s emphasis of cybersecurity

Executive order presents three-pronged approach to improving U.S. cybersecurity

New Fed Circuit decision bolsters on-sale bar

New York stiffens data protection regs

Will September assessment scuttle EU-US Privacy Shield?


"Can 3D printing technology be stolen by sound recorders?"
July 2016

"Is encryption the key to your data security?"
July 2016

"What you need to know about the new EU-U.S. data transfer pact"
July 2016

"Patent Landscape Post-Alice: Not Much Clearer, but Trends Worth Nothing";
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, November 2014

“Patent Poker: Why Forcing a Plaintiff to Show Its Hand Early Can Lead to Fairer Play”;
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January 2013


"Cyber Security in Healthcare: What you need to know beyond HIPAA,"
Missouri Bar Health and Hospital Administration Law Committee Meeting, Jefferson City, November 18, 2016

"EU Privacy Shield, Brexit and Your Data Privacy,"
ACC St. Louis Golf Spa and CLE, September 16, 2016